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27 September 2019

Germany launches state-approved label for certified "Green Button" textiles

Author: Dr. Alexander Hardinghaus, Dr. Philipp Süss and Sven Schonhofen, Technology Law Dispatch

"Germany launches new, state-approved label for environmentally certified “Green Button” textiles (Grüner Knopf)", 17 Sep 2019...

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27 September 2019

Qatar: 'shameful' migrant worker abuse will cast shadow over athletics championships

Author: Amnesty UK

The plight of migrant workers who continue to be abused and exploited while working in Qatar will cast a shadow over the IAAF World Athletics Championships......

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27 September 2019

UK National Contact Point accepts OECD complaint against sugar certification body Bonsucro

Author: Inclusive Development International

"UK Government Body Accepts OECD Complaint against Sugar “Sustainability” Body", 25 Sep 2019...

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26 September 2019

Australia: Government publishes Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act Guidance for Reporting Entities

Author: Modern Slavery Business Engagement Unit, Australian Government

...The Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018 established Australia’s national Modern Slavery Reporting Requirement... The aim of this Guide is to explain in plain language what entities need to do to comply with the Act...The main audience for this...

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26 September 2019

East Africa: Recruitment agencies' complicity in subjecting migrant workers to slavery

Author: Wambi Michael, IPS

"East Africa: When the Search for Jobs Ends in Slavery"...

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26 September 2019

Kenya: Google sets rules to curb predatory digital lending

Author: Business Daily (Kenya)

"Google seeks to set rules in digital lending ‘Wild West’"...

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26 September 2019

Recruitment agencies' alleged complicity in torture of a Kenyan migrant worker in Iraq

Author: Sigomba Omar, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Kenyan woman recalls eight months of hell in Iraq”...

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26 September 2019

Uganda: Push for minimum wage law to curb exploitation of workers

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Fight over Minimum Wage Bill"...

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26 September 2019

West Africa: IOM initiative to combat exploitative labour practices & human trafficking, including in mining sector

Author: International Organization for Migration, in Relief Web

"IOM, Partners Combat Exploitative Labour Practices, Human Trafficking in West Africa"?...

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25 September 2019

Kenya: Advocacy groups petition govt. to ban pesticides harmful to health & environment

Author: Agatha Ngotho, The Star (Kenya)

"Lobby groups want harmful pesticides banned"...

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